A woman who ordered three types of controlled drugs from a pharmaceutical supplier after resigning her job as a veterinary nurse has been put on supervision to deal with her drug dependency.
A high-risk driving offender has gone straight into custody after admitting a dangerous run from the police.
Money from a Christchurch woman’s four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.
Teenager Daniel William Taylor has been jailed for 15 months for a red-zone house burglary and for speeding through a red light at a busy Linwood intersection at 100km an hour.
The jury has rejected Mauha Huatahi Fawcett’s claim that he took no part in the gangland murder of Christchurch street sex worker Mellory Manning.
Four-and-a-half hours after it retired to consider its verdict, the jury in the Mellory Manning murder trial has headed home for the night without reaching a decision.
A man described by police as an on-line predator has pleaded guilty to four charges.
Michael Robert Loader was no drug world Mr Big. He manufactured and sold $400,000 worth of heroin, but because of his own addiction he lived in squalor.
A man who tried to commit suicide in a bizarre petrol incident last year has proved to be a talented musician.
Name suppression has been granted to protect the chances for rehabilitation and forming “appropriate adult relationships” for a repeat viewer of child abuse pornography.